50-Year-Old Footage of Prince Discovered

When a Minneapolis news station unearthed footage of a teachers' strike from 50 years ago, there was another gem uncovered at the same time — the only known video footage of future icon Prince at age 11.

One of Prince's archivists reacted with glee over the find. (Image via video still)

Asked what he thought of the strike, little Prince Rogers Nelson — already skilled with the guitar — said, "I think they should get a better education, too, and I think they should get some more money because they be workin' extra hours for us and all that stuff."

The WCCO staff hunted down experts and made a positive ID on Prince.

What a treasure:

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